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Every level of sports has made great strides over the years, but perhaps no level has made a bigger jump than high school sports. It is hard to believe in this COVID Era, but high school sports are back. Some high schools, rivals that of collegiate programs. Some schools have dominant teams in many different sports, while others specialize in just one or two sports, like football and wrestling. More sports mean a student athlete must choose which one to join, making it harder for the coaches to field their school’s best athletes and be competitive.  The United States has...

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In many communities we are finding group practices, competitions and gatherings are slowly coming back this season. If directed by the state and local government and your individual school district policy allows going to a practice or a competition, many school districts are recommending limiting exposure as much as possible.  If your family does go to practice or a competition, most recommend unvaccinated persons wearing a mask, maintaining physical distancing measures, and having hand sanitizer available for personal use.   We also found that most facilities, coaches, leagues, and tournament directors are monitoring directives or recommendations set forth by national, state,...

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Matguard products are not used for just “Mats”. There are multiple applications! For  example, did you know you can use Matguard products to protect your athletes and  their equipment from germs and viruses? And… It is safe on skin and equipment.  Also don’t let our past fool you where we originally started working with only Hospitals,  Doctor Offices, Clinics, Nursing Homes, Surgical Centers, Physical Therapy and Health  Care Aids. A decade later we still use the same patented formula that was originally  designed for Hospitals in Sport Programs too. Our proprietary high level alcohol formula  (70% + Our Patented Dermo-Blend...

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Schools represent more than just academics and sports to children and parents. Yes, students learn reading, writing and math skills from teachers. Students learn social and emotional skills through peer education. Students get exercise and develop team building skills from coaches.  Schools give access to mental health and offer other support services that matter.  Schools offer much more: For many families, schools are where kids get healthy meals, access to the internet/equipment, and other vital services.  Also, for families with High School students count on financial aid support and apply for academic and sports scholarships to help their children get...

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Masks are selling out in some COVID-19 hot spots with the delta variant surging, the rise in infection rates and new mask mandates. In turn, government officials have started to reinstate health protocols from earlier in the pandemic. Such as wear masks and continue to wash your hands with soap and water. And when soap and water is not readily available use a hand and body cleanse and continue to disinfect frequently touched surfaces.  This mask shortage is among the many shortages endured by the United States over the last year or so and again over the last month. Many...

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